Interactive Narrative Adventure Takes Players on a Surreal Road Trip Along a Lost Highway Where Nothing is Quite What it Seems
Baltimore, MD — April 15th, 2021 — Independent games publisher Versus Evil in partnership with multi award winning development studio Mad About Pandas today announced that the atmospheric first-person mystery game, Hitchhiker – A Mystery Game, is now available on PC, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The game was launched on Apple Arcade last month.
In Hitchhiker, players find themselves on a mysterious journey along a dusty highway with no recollection of who they are or where they are going. Players piece together their memories by catching rides with strangers across the country who provide clues to your character’s past and solutions to various environmental puzzles.
Hitchhiker is recipient of several award nominations and wins based on it’s First Ride Prototype including Intel Buzz Workshops Developer Award, and winner of the Game Connection Best Story award. The game was also an Innovation in Game nominee at Ludiscious, the Zurich Game Festival in 2018.
Welcome to wherever you are and the adventure of thumbing a ride with a stranger.
About Versus Evil
Founded in 2013, Versus Evil, LLC is the US based video game publisher behind critically acclaimed video games Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire and The Banner Saga trilogy. Publishing games on all major mobile, PC and console platforms, Versus Evil works with independent development studios from around the world. The corporate philosophy is to champion for the independent game developer. For more information visit https://versusevil.com
About Mad About Pandas
Mad About Pandas is an award-winning German independent video game developer founded in 2005 by Patrick Rau and based in Berlin. The studio has released acclaimed titles such as Ubisoft’s Galaxy Racers, The Great Jitters: Pudding Panic, and the narrative mystery game Hitchhiker. Learn more at https://www.madaboutpandas.com.